As a result of changes in the world market for recycled materials, there have been some changes to what can be placed in the yellow topped recycling bin. These changes have been implemented across Western Australia.
It is important to understand these changes as:
The main changes are:
Refer to Cleanaway’s Frequently Asked Questions and Top 10 items contaminating your recycling guide.
Polystyrene, meat trays, cups and beads
Soft plastics, plastic bags or soft ‘scrunchable’ plastics – these can be taken to a REDcycle drop-off point for recycling. Find a REDcycle drop-off point near you.
Green waste or food waste